My puppy (6 month lab/curr mix) is terrified of strangers. She barks and growls whenever…

My puppy (6 month lab/curr mix) is terrified of strangers. She barks and growls whenever she is exposed to people outside of my family. This behavior started at 3 months. With training and positive exposure, will she ever grow out of it?

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Jana Rade
6 years ago

Did this happen in spite of proper socialization?

Yes, positive training and socialization should get him at least indifferent. At this point, I’d recommend doing that with professional guidance, though, where situations can be fully controlled to keep things below his threshold.